Robert E. Lee

John B. Kennedy

U.S. Military Academy West Point N.Y.

July 3rd, 1854


I have the honour to enclose herewith at the request of Mr. R.C. Kennedy, a check of the Treasurer of the Mil. Acady. on the Bank of Commerce in New York. Mr. K. having deposited the sum of two hundred dollars on his entering the Academy—while $100 was amply sufficient.

I am very respectfully Your obedt. Servt.Signed/ R. E. Lee Br. Col:
Supt: Mil: Acady

Superintendent’s Daily Correspondence
United States Military Academy

Superintendent’s Letter Book No. 3, p. 116. Addressed “Dr. Jno. B. Kennedy Homer Claiborne Parish, La.”